Loretta Lopez

In Memorial

Loretta M. Lopez, age 57 life long resident of Pilsen, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at her residence in Chicago, Illinois.  Beautiful loving mother of: Ernesto (Bobbie) Alcala, Christine (Maurice) Proffit, Maryjane (Late † Silvano) Gamez, Melissa Alcala, and Richard Castanedo.  Cherished grandmother of: Carissa, Alianna, Isaac, Melanie.  Loving sister of: Linda (Joseph) Aguirre ad Steve (Kara) Bedolla.  Loretta was preceded in death by her parents: †Joseph & Bertha Lopez and her brother † Joseph Lopez Jr.

Loretta was a long time and active member of St. Procopius Church, Loretta attended mass every Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. and religious holidays. Loretta  loved her flowers and plants. Loretta loved to travel and since she had a fear of airplanes she drove all over the country her most memorable  vacation was driving to the Grand Canyon. Loretta was a hard worker and worked all her adult life she was an avid Dancer she loved to” Boogie Woggie” till she couldn’t Boogie Woggie no more.” She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. 

Funeral Visitation: Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 at St. Procopius Church, 1641 S. Allport Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608. Lying in state from 9:15a.m. till the start of Mass at 11:30 a.m. Burial at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, Illinois.

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  1. I cried when her daughter Maryjane gave me the news that my cousin Lorrie was gone, but my heart tells me that she will always be with me. I’m glad that she’s not in pain and happy and healthy in Heaven with her mom, dad and brother. My condolences to the entire family on the loss of your beloved.

    See you in my dreams my dear cousin. You will be missed. Love you. Cousin Bubbles

  2. Momma was one of kind. She always wanted better for everyone. She pulled no punches if my lip stick was to dark. When I see green plants or baskets I think of her passion for them. She loved to be up beat and laugh. She was definitely a health nut and believed in eating healthy. She always put a smile on my face. I will miss our conversations and our counseling to each other lol. I am going to miss how she always gave me warm welcomes. She has been with me since the age of ten and always expressed to me I was family-she always made me feel special. She played a prominent role in my life and always will. I will always love her and be thankful she leaves amazing children behind so I can continue to have her legacy live on with me. Saddened she left suddenly but at peace knowing her suffering is gone. She in a peaceful place now with her loving God.

  3. I am sooo sorry for the loss of your mom. Love you all.

  4. My heart grieves for you. You are all a living testament to her memory.

  5. Flor Villanueva-Winter

    Rest in peace. Loretta. My profound condolences to all the family, specially to my friend and co-worker, Maryjane and your daughter Melanie. May God give you strength and faith in this time of sorrow.
    Love, Flor

  6. Vivian Arias-Lopez

    My condolences for your loss. I will always remember the fun times I did have with my cousin Lorrie when we were young. Those memories will never be forgotten. R.I.P. BEAUTIFUL ANGEL ?

  7. My heart was filled with Sadness and my eyes filled with Tears..when I was told that my friend of 43 years was no longer here..I know that she is in a better place now. The Word of God says To be absent from the Body..is to be Present with the Lord..we had a Great Conversation not too long ago ..we laughed and shared our current and went down Memory Lane…great talk…Thank You my Friend …may you RIP Lori.
    My Deepest Condolenses to the Family and all that were close.

  8. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.May God give you strenghth to overcome this great loss.May her Soul Rest in peace

  9. I knew her from school when I was young, may she rest in peace with the lord. Praying for the family in these trying times.

  10. My Condolences to the family! She was a friend and she was a pleasant, and always willing to help others. May she RIP.

  11. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal
    Love leaves a memory no one can steal
    Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday
    Unseen, unheard but always near
    Still loved, still missed and very dear

    My prayers and thoughts are with you all my dear cousins and family. Love you…

  12. Sending my condolences to the family.

  13. Condolences to Lori’s family. I am so so sorry to hear this sad news. Rest in Peace Loretta.

  14. Lord have mercy, RIP my friend.

  15. My most sincere condolences to Loretta’s love ones during this difficult time. May the memories you shared bring you peace and comfort. Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. RIP old friend.

  16. henry hank arias

    MY CONDOLENCE to LORRI’S family may u rest in peace LORRI.You left too soon, but your in a better place now,bless you.

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